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SALC Policy Brief: AN ANALYSIS OF ZIMBABWE’S PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE ARMS OF GOVERNMENT

A Constitution of any State is a body of fundamental principles which the State is acknowledged to be governed by; it is the supreme law of the land. The procedure for amending a Constitution differs from State to State; however, it is always more difficult to amend a Constitution than…
Staff Writer
27 May 2020
Articles and OpinionsInternational Criminal JusticeSouth AfricaZimbabwe

Universal Jurisdiction – a useful tool for prosecuting international crimes: Comparing the use of universal jurisdiction in Germany and South Africa

The Polity 07 May 2020 By Atilla Kisla Germany is prosecuting former Syrian state security members for crimes against humanity committed in Syria: What is the current status of the South African investigations into crimes against humanity committed in Zimbabwe? International crimes must be prosecuted and domestic jurisdictions are well…
Staff Writer
8 May 2020
NewsSOGIE RightsZimbabwe

Breaking News: Zimbabwe High Court awards damages in ground breaking judgment in favour of Ricky Nathanson, a transgender woman and activist

Zimbabwe High Court awards damages in ground breaking judgment in favour of Ricky Nathanson, a transgender woman and activist. The Bulawayo High Court in Zimbabwe delivered a scathing judgment against Zimbabwean police. The Honourable Justice Bere awarded Ricky Nathanson, a transgender woman and activist originally from Bulawayo, $400,000 in damages.…
Staff Writer
18 Nov 2019
MalawiRule of LawZimbabwe

SALC Oral Statement: At the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights on the Human Rights Situation in Zimbabwe and Malawi

On the 24 October 2019, SALC delivered an oral statement at the the 65th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and People's Rights. Zimbabwe Zimbabwe is in crisis facing chronic shortages of physical money, the country’s economy has faced a steep economic contraction this year, with the country’s…
Amanda Shivamba
30 Oct 2019